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          Burda Publishing House, Moscow              Kleintjekunst           POPMA TER STEEGE ARCHITECTEN  

                  Reed College Portland              GN Interpartners            EMCG             Knowmanagment


        Victoria Ushkanova 

I am a photographer and visual artist based in Oosterwold, The Netherlands.

I was born in Chechnya, Grozny. 

When I was 4 years old my mother and me moved to Moscow.

 I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.

My experience of photography about 19 years.

I love our planet and try to be conscious in this world.

I am available for a photo session in Amsterdam, Almere and other cities in Holland.

Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine

New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine

Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.

PhotoVogue https://www.vogue.it/photovogue/portfolio/?id=145492

 You can order a photo session, to support me as an artist.

I work all over The Netherlands and also European countries. Available worldwide.

portrait of Victoria Ushkanova
A-frame house in the Netherlands, Oosterwold

My new photo studio for portraits will be here in our new A-frame House in Oosterwold.

Victoria Ushkanova CV

Photographer and media Artist studied art and fashion photography. 

Art / Work Experience 

2020   photoshoot for Netflix, Portrait of the main actors, new season Undercover 2

2019    Portrait of Gijs Blom, “Prince Viridian” in the film The Letter for the King for Netflix

2019    Portraits of Netflix writers

2019/2020    Group exhibition in Brussels, 12 Sep — 21 Oct. Curator Sanne Schim van der Loeff (World Press Photo Foundation) and Fonds Pascal Decroos https://www.fondspascaldecroos.org/nl/news/nieuwe-gezichten-documentairefotografie-uit-vlaanderen-en-nederland
                       English https://www.fondspascaldecroos.org/en/news/exhibition-documentary-photography-flanders-and-netherlands

2019    Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine, The Book Launched at Photo Basell and Les Rencontres De La Photographie, Arles.

2018   Selected for the “New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019«/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery  Amsterdam

2017   “Marina” Winner 1 place Nomination “Professionals Portrait” Nikon ''At the Heart of the Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia

2015    Unseen Photo Fair & Festival  / participant  Video art “Typology” 13 min / Amsterdam

2013    Videodance “Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow

2013    Videodance “Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theatre Moscow

2013    Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym

2013    Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2013    Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers (TAAK Amsterdam)/ Nikola-Lenivets 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

2012/09      Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia

2012/07     Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START Project, WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow Sept.

2012/07     ARTIST’S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/Biennale Young Art/ juliafertig.de/? p=421 

2012/08    Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow

2012/05    Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

2012/03    Collaboration, documentation of project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/  MMOMA Moscow

2011    Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/ MediaArtLab -Moscow

2011   Cinematographer/ Independent film

2010   Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for Contemporary Art Moscow

Photography workshop


 2012    WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina

 2012    Potential acute// Alina Belishkina

 2011    PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina                

 2011    The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS                 

 2010    International Summer Photo workshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP, UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment

 2008    International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV

 2009-2010    Workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography

Art workshops

2013    Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman. A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. www.youtube.com/watch? v=NE5FNccafO0

2013    Koktebel Art Residence

2012/08    Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video

2012/09    Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video

2102     ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops

2011–2012   MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media

2011–2012   MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art «Free Workshops»

2011-2011    WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art

2010–2011   Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art  «Free Workshops»

2000-2004    MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography

1997-2000    MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)

Work experience

2020   photoshoot for Netflix, Portrait of the main actors, new season Undercover 2

2019    Portraits of Netflix writers

2019    Photoshoot for Flirty Creativity  Ad agency

2013    until now — Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform http://www.taak.me/,  Series of portraits

2008-2013    Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines